noun mince·meat \ˈmin(t)s-ˌmēt\

: meat that has been cut into very small pieces : minced meat

: a mixture of raisins, apples, spices, etc., that is used especially in pies

Full Definition of MINCEMEAT

:  minced meat
:  a finely chopped mixture (as of raisins, apples, and spices) sometimes with meat that is often used as pie filling
:  a state of destruction or annihilation —used in the phrase make mincemeat of

Examples of MINCEMEAT

  1. <the artillery quickly made mincemeat of the enemy's fortifications>

First Known Use of MINCEMEAT

MINCEMEAT Defined for Kids


noun mince·meat \ˈmins-ˌmēt\

Definition of MINCEMEAT for Kids

:  a finely chopped mixture (as of raisins, apples, spices, and sometimes meat) that is especially used in pies


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